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Photos That Changed the World

$19.95 Paperback SEE Inside!

Written By:

Peter Stepan

Published By:

Prestel Pub, 09/01/2016

Product Details:

216 p. : 10.00 H x 1.00 D x 8.00 W inches 1.85 lbs.

The whole world is watching was the catchphrase of the era, when so many pivotal moments of political change were captured on film. Now availalble in an updated and revised edition, this book gathers together these memorable images, in one stunning volume. In lavish two-page spreads, it presents nearly one hundred of recent history’s most unforgettable photographs — from the Wright Brothers’ first flight, to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, to Mandela’s release from prison, the execution of a Viet Cong officer, a woman mourning Kent State massacre victims, devastation of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, and from the inauguration of Obama to the Syrian refugee crisis. Features photography masters such as Lewis Hine, Dorothea Lange, Yousuf Karsh, Diane Arbus, James Nachtwey, as well as lesser-known but note-worthy photojournalists. With engaging essays to accompany each photograph and tell the story behind it. Includes 30 color, 100 duotone and 20 b&w...
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